Character Study on Mezahab

Character Study on Mezahab

Genesis 36: And Baalhanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
1 Chronicles 1: And when Baalhanan was dead, Hadad reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pai; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Mezahab
Water of gold, the father of Matred (Genesis 36:39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:50 ), and grandfather of Mehetabel, wife of Hadar, the last king of Edom.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Mezahab
("waters of gold") ("gold was in his house as water": Abarbanel). Genesis 36:39.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Mezahab
(mehz' uh hab) Either a personal or a place name meaning, “waters of gold” (Genesis 36:39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:50 ). If a person, Mezahab was the grandfather of Mehetabel, the wife of King Hadar of Edom. If a place name, Mezahab was the home of Matred which should perhaps be identified with Dizahab (Deuteronomy 1:1 ).



Hitchcock's Bible Names - Mezahab
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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Mezahab
Grandfather of Mehetabel. Genesis 36:39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:50 .

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Mezahab - If a person, Mezahab was the grandfather of Mehetabel, the wife of King Hadar of Edom. If a place name, Mezahab was the home of Matred which should perhaps be identified with Dizahab (Deuteronomy 1:1 )
Matred - The daughter of Mezahab, Genesis 36:39
ma'Tred - (pushing forward ) daughter of Mezahab and mother of Mehetabel, who was wife of Hadar or Hadad of Pau, king of Edom
me-Zahab - The name Mezahab is much more like that of a place than of a person
Dizahab - At Genesis 36:39 we have Mezahab (= ‘waters of gold’): this gives a better sense than Dizahab , and may be the proper form of the name